(Undated)  —  Here is the latest sports news:  Indians win 20th straight.  Dodgers end 11-game skid.  Bucs will host Bears Sunday.  Lakers to retire Kobe’s numbers.  Danica won’t return to Stewart-Haas

>>Indians Tie AL Record With 20th Straight Win

(Cleveland, OH)  —  Make it 20 straight wins for the Indians.  Cleveland tied the American League record for consecutive victories with a 2-0 win over the Tigers in Cleveland.  Only the Chicago Cubs and New York Giants have had longer streaks in MLB history.  The Cubs won 21 in-a-row in 1935, while the Giants won 26 straight in 1916.

>>Dodgers End 11-Game Losing Streak

(San Francisco, CA)  —  The Dodgers’ 11-game losing streak is over.  LA ended the skid by holding on for a 5-3 win over the rival Giants in San Francisco.  Despite their recent struggles, the Dodgers still have the best record in the majors at 93-and-52.  They’re 10 games ahead of Arizona in the NL West.

>>Bucs To Host Bears Sunday As Scheduled

(Tampa, FL)  —  The Buccaneers will host the Bears on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium as scheduled.  Tampa’s season opener against the Dolphins in Miami this past Sunday was postponed until Week 11 due to Hurricane Irma.  Meanwhile, the Jaguars’ game against the Titans on Sunday remains in limbo due to flooding in the Jacksonville area.

>>Lakers To Retire Kobe’s Numbers

(Los Angeles, CA)  —  The Lakers will retire both of Kobe Bryant’s jerseys this season.  Los Angeles will retire Bryant’s number-eight and 24 jerseys before its game against the Warriors on December 18th.  Bryant won five championships in his 20 seasons in LA.

>>Danica Patrick Won’t Return To Stewart-Haas Racing

(Undated)  —  Danica Patrick will not return to Stewart-Haas Racing next season.  She announced her time with SHR has come to an end due to a new sponsorship arrangement.  Patrick has been with SHR for the last six seasons.  The 35-year-old owns seven top-10 finishes in 180 career starts.

 

>>TUESDAY’S SCOREBOARD

MLB National League
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Philadelphia Phillies 9, Miami Marlins 8  (15 inn)
Atlanta Braves 8, Washington Nationals 0
Milwaukee Brewers 5, Pittsburgh Pirates 2
Chicago Cubs 8, New York Mets 3
St. Louis Cardinals 13, Cincinnati Reds 4
Colorado Rockies 4, Arizona Diamondbacks 2
Los Angeles Dodgers 5, San Francisco Giants 3

MLB American League
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Kansas City Royals 4, Chicago White Sox 3
Toronto Blue Jays 3, Baltimore Orioles 2
Tampa Bay Rays 2, New York Yankees 1  (at Flushing, NY)
Cleveland Indians 2, Detroit Tigers 0
Boston Red Sox 11, Oakland Athletics 1
Seattle Mariners 10, Texas Rangers 3
Houston Astros 1, Los Angeles Angels 0

MLB Interleague
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Minnesota Twins 16, San Diego Padres 0

WNBA Playoffs
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Minnesota Lynx 101, Washington Mystics 81
(Lynx lead best-of-five semifinals, 1-0)

Los Angeles Sparks 79, Phoenix Mercury 66
(Sparks lead best-of-five semifinals, 1-0)

 

>>WEDNESDAY’S SCHEDULE  (All times are Eastern)

MLB National League
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7:05 p.m. – Miami Marlins at Philadelphia Phillies
7:05 p.m. – Atlanta Braves at Washington Nationals
8:08 p.m. – New York Mets at Chicago Cubs
8:10 p.m. – Pittsburgh Pirates at Milwaukee Brewers
8:15 p.m. – Cincinnati Reds at St. Louis Cardinals
9:40 p.m. – Colorado Rockies at Arizona Diamondbacks
10:00 p.m. – Los Angeles Dodgers at San Francisco Giants

MLB American League
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12:10 p.m. – Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians
1:10 p.m. – New York Yankees at Tampa Bay Rays  (at Flushing, NY)
2:15 p.m. – Chicago White Sox at Kansas City Royals
7:07 p.m. – Baltimore Orioles at Toronto Blue Jays
7:10 p.m. – Oakland Athletics at Boston Red Sox
8:05 p.m. – Seattle Mariners at Texas Rangers
10:07 p.m. – Houston Astros at Los Angeles Angels

MLB Interleague
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8:10 p.m. – San Diego Padres at Minnesota Twins

WNBA Playoffs
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No Games Scheduled